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Sean "Puffy" Combs stopped the music during his Instagram Live dance party to rebuke troubled singer Lizzo for twerking on Easter Sunday.

Combs raised more than $3.5 million to aid healthcare workers during the first hour of his Easter Sunday digital dance party.

The music mogul hastily stopped the dance party when Lizzo, who tuned in remotely from her home, began twerking.

"Hold on! Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa! Stop the music!" Combs yelled.

"It's Sunday. Let's play something a little bit family friendly," Combs said, as Lizzo repeatedly apologized for her poor impulse control.

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Combs organized the coronavirus relief benefit in collaboration with bosses at Direct Action, and kicked off the holiday event with his family on Instagram Live at 3pm EST.

The charity event opened with a set by DJ D-Nice, before Diddy invited actress/singer Rita Wilson to join in the livestreamed bash.

During the appearance, the Bad Boy Records founder gave Wilson's rap skills the thumbs up as she delivered an "incredible" rendition of her new Naughty By Nature fundraising collaboration, "Hip Hop Hooray (Remix)."

The beginning of Diddy's hours-long dance party also featured a chat with Brazilian superstar Anitta, and models Naomi Campbell and Winnie Harlow, while rappers Snoop Dogg and Megan Thee Stallion and comedienne Tiffany Haddish made remote cameos, too.

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There was also an appearance by Combs's ex-girlfriend, Jennifer Lopez, and her fiancé, former baseball ace Alex Rodriguez. Combs and Lopez dated for two years from 1999 to 2001.

"Hi Papi!" greeted Lopez, after Combs asked how they were doing. "We're great, we're blessed and we're happy to be here today to support you..."

As Combs showed off his fancy footwork, Lopez joked, "I probably taught you that!"

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Lopez revealed her fiancé, A-Rod, is Diddy's "biggest fan", as the hitmaker played the remix of his track "Been Around the World" for A-Rod.

Following the first hour of the dance party, Diddy announced the bash had already raised $3.5 million and counting for healthcare workers in underprivileged areas of the U.S.
 

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Lizzo is headed home to Houston to dance for the Rockets NBA team following the backlash she received for dancing inappropriately in a thong at a recent Lakers game.

The 31-year-old singer shocked NBA fans when she wore a black t-shirt with the back cut out exposing her abundant cheeks.

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Lakers fans complained loudly to the Lakers front office, asking the team to ban Lizzo from the arena.

Wendy Williams was among the critics rebuking the "Good As Hell" singer. Wendy said Lizzo's disgraceful display was "just wrong."

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"There's a time and a place for a cut-out and thong showing... maybe a Lizzo show, or the strip club, or a nightclub," Wendy said during a recent episode of her talk show.

Despite the uproar, the Houston Rockets extended an invitation to Lizzo dance with their cheerleaders, the Clutch City Dancers.

On Dec. 11, the team tweeted: "@Lizzo, we like your moves! You have an open invite to come home to Houston and dance with @OfficialCCD on the court any time!"

Lizzo was born in Michigan and raised in Texas happily accepted the invitation, tweeting: "I'll be there with bells on my booty."

In a recent video chat. Lizzo responded to the backlash, telling her fans and critics to kiss her azz and "be blessed."

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"Your criticism has no affect on me," she said.

"Negative criticism has no stake in my life; no control over my life, over my emotions. I'm the happiest I’ve ever been. I'm surrounded by love and I just wanna spread that love and also spread these cheeks. And you know if you really really don't like my azz, you can kiss it."

She added:

"I'm not gonna censor myself... I'm not gonna shrink myself because somebody thinks that I'm not sexy to them. (Laughs) Bitch, you really think 'cause somebody on Twitter thinks that I'm not cute, I'm gonna stop existing?"

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Lizzo sparked a frenzy on social media when she twerked at courtside during Sunday's Los Angeles Lakers vs Minnesota Timberwolves game.

When the cheerleaders performed a dance routine to her hit song "Juice" during a timeout, the 31-year-old singer stood up, turned her back to the floor and twerked at Staples Center on Dec. 08 in Los Angeles.

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Lizzo wore a long black t-shirt dress with cut outs to expose her bare butt cheeks clad in a black string thong.

Social media users lost their minds as the video went viral online. But some criticized Lizzo for her sexually suggestive attire.

Ironically, Atlanta's Jezebel magazine was the staunchest critic, calling Lizzo's thong "gross" and "unhygienic."

This is the same Jezebel magazine that defended 12-year-old Zion Wade for wearing a crop top, leggings and acrylic nails.

Jezebel, a liberal magazine, writes:

"Here's the truth: the dress is a cool, good, fun look. She should be able to trot around with her butt out at a family-friendly event; Americans could stand to be less prudish. However, I cannot stop thinking about her exposed ass and... other sensitive areas... sitting on a stadium seat. That shit is so gross! Maybe she placed a jacket underneath her booty? I can only hope someone reminded her to protect her vagine?" [sic]

 

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